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Rep. Elijah Cummings Set to Become Powerful Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman in 2019
December 4, 2018
U.S. House of Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD) WASHINGTON (AP) — When the word of the Lord came to Elijah, it arrived on a slip of paper tucked in a stranger’s bra. ... read more »
WATCH: Rep. Bass On Steve King, Priorities For Next Congress
December 3, 2018
WASHINGTON – Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) discussed Congressman Steve Knight’s most recent abhorrent comments directed at the Congressional Black Caucus and also laid out priorities for the 116th Congress. ... read more »
Senator Kamala Harris Says She’ll Make a Decision if She’ll Run for President Over the Holidays
December 2, 2018
Senator Kamala Harris was asked  over the weekend if she was going to run for president at the” Know Your Value” conference in San Francisco. Her response,   ... read more »
Rep. Jimmy Gomez and Sen. Edward Markey Lead Bicameral Letter to Jeff Bezos Expressing Civil Rights Concerns about Amazon’s Facial Recognition Technology
November 29, 2018
In letters sent to Amazon on July 26, 2018 and July 27, 2018, Rep. Gomez, Sen. Markey, the ACLU, and a bipartisan group of legislators conveyed their alarm about the efficacy and constitutional impact of Amazon Rekognition on communities of color. To date, Amazon has failed to provide sufficient answers to their specific requests on this subject. ... read more »
Pelosi Announces Push for Staff Diversity for New U.S House
November 29, 2018
With the largest Congressional Black Caucus in history along with a historic number of women entering the U.S. House in 2019, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi(D-CA)has announced plans for a new emphasis on staff diversity in the U.S. House. ... read more »
African American Voters Made Significant Impact on Mid Term Election Results
November 29, 2018
For those who may secretly think their vote doesn’t matter, results of a recent post election survey showed that African American voters made a huge impact on this year’s outcome. ... read more »
Maxine Waters Talks Obamacare Open Enrollment and Plans for 2019 as Chair of the Financial House Committee
November 29, 2018
2019 means big changes for U.S. House of Representatives and member Maxine Waters stands to be a major part of that change. ... read more »
Measure H Helped 10,000 Homeless People Into Permanent Housing, Officials Say
November 29, 2018
A half-cent sales tax passed by Los Angeles County voters nearly two years ago to fund homeless programs has been a significant success, some government leaders said today as they urged the public to volunteer for the upcoming homeless count. ... read more »
Roderick Wright Vindicated On All Charges  
November 29, 2018
In 2014, former California Senator Roderick D. Wright was convicted of eight counts of perjury and voter fraud for lying about living in his district and was sentenced to 90 days in jail. ... read more »
DNC on Andrea Stewart-Cousins Becoming the First Woman Majority Leader in the New York State Legislature
November 26, 2018
Andrea Stewart-Cousins has been elected to serve as New York state Senate majority leader, making her the first woman to lead either chamber. Her selection also marks the first time in New York history that both state chambers will be led by African American members. DNC Chair Tom Perez, DNC Vice Chair and New York state Assembly member Michael Blake, and DNC Vice Chair and former New York state Assembly member Grace Meng released the following joint statement: ... read more »
Mississippi Senate Race May Be Defining Moment for Black Voters
November 22, 2018
Mississippi Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith’s remark to a colleague that “If he invited me to a public hanging, I’d be on the front row” puts the Magnolia State at center stage for Black voters in the 2018 mid-term elections. ... read more »
Thurmond Wins Historic Race For CA Superintendent Of Public Instruction
November 22, 2018
Pledges to be a champion of public schools and a Superintendent for all California students ... read more »
Rep. Bass Statement of Concern Regarding the Appointment of Lana Marks as Unites States Ambassador to South Africa
November 22, 2018
Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), top Democrat serving on the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, issued the following statement after the appointment of Lana Marks at United States Ambassador to South Africa.  ... read more »
In Defeat, Abrams Emerges as Leading Voting Rights Advocate
November 22, 2018
The Georgia Democrat, who came about 60,000 votes shy of becoming America’s first Black female governor, refused to follow the traditional script for defeated politicians who offer gracious congratulations to their victorious competitor and gently exit the stage. Instead, Abrams took an unapologetically indignant tone that established her as a leading voting rights advocate. ... read more »
After midterms, Democratic Hopefuls Eye Early-Voting States
November 22, 2018
Democrats pondering 2020 presidential bids in the aftermath of the midterm elections are pivoting from campaigning for other candidates across the country to refocusing on their own efforts, including moves in early-voting states like South Carolina. ... read more »
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